The second round of the Japan Ladies Professional Championship, the second major domestic golf course for women's golf, was held in Ibaraki Prefecture, and Minami Katsu increased the score by two to maintain the lead.

The winning player, who has won 5 wins on the domestic tour and is aiming for the first major victory, went around with 4 birdies and 2 bogies, and kept the lead with a total of 8 under.

Five players, including Shiho Oyama and Megumi Kido, who have won 18 tours in total, are in second place with a two-stroke difference.

Mone Inami, who won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, is in 10th place with a total of 4 under pars, 4 strokes behind the lead.

Sakura Kogure, who ranked first in the prize money ranking, Yuri Yoshida, who aims to win the championship for two consecutive weeks, and Hinako Shibuno, who returned to the domestic tour for the first time in about a month and a half, did not improve their scores and ranked 38th in total even par. It has become.